September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2020 is the 266th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1236The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in the Battle of Saule.
- 1792Primidi Vendémiaire of year 1 of the French Republican Calendar as the French First Republic comes into being.
- 1869Richard Wagner’s opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.
- 1927Jack Dempsey loses the “Long Count” boxing match to Gene Tunney.
- 1939Joint victory parade of Wehrmacht and Red Army in Brest-Litovsk at the end of the Invasion of Poland.
- 1955In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.
- 1960The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
- 1994the Nordhordland Bridge was opened across the Salhusfjorden between Klauvaneset and Flatøy in Hordaland, Norway. It has no lateral anchorage because of the depth of Salhusfjorden.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
- 2011CERN scientists announce their discovery of neutrinos breaking the speed of light
Who were born on September 22?
- 1547Philipp Nikodemus Frischlin, German philologist and poet (d. 1590)
- 1885Erich von Stroheim, Austrian-born actor (d. 1957)
- 1909John Engstead, American photographer (d. 1983)
- 1910György Faludy, Hungarian poet (d. 2006)
- 1939Junko Tabei, Japanese mountaineer, first female to summit Mount Everest
- 1948Denis Burke, Australian politician
- 1964Dr. Liam Fox, British politician
- 1970Mystikal, American rapper
- 1979Emilie Autumn, American singer and musician
- 1985Jamie Mackie, Scottish footballer
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